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Video zeigt die Route des Staffellaufs der Olympischen Fackel von 2020, die rund um Japan getragen wird. Im Video sieht man auch das einzigartige Design der Fackel.
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TOKYO 2020

Olympische Fackel Staffellauf - Video Animation

By Ben Mullins

March 25, 2021 - July 23, 2021 - Nach einer Verschiebung durch die Covid-19 Pandemie wird die Olympische Fackel, die in Tokyo ein Jahr lang warten musste, durch alle 47 japanischen Präfekturen in einem 121-Tage dauernden Fackellauf getragen.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay will run from March 25-July 23, 2021 – following a 12-month delay caused by the global coronavirus pandemic.

During its travels the torch will visit all 47 prefecture capitals, plus hundreds of towns and villages along the way – giving people from all walks of life a chance to share in the celebration.

The Olympic torch was designed by Tokujin Yoshioka and is inspired by traditional cherry blossoms. Five petal-shaped columns surround the tip of a rose gold aluminium beacon, which produces five separate flames.

Around 30% of the aluminium metal used in the torch's construction is recycled from emergency prefabricated housing units built in the aftermath of the devastating 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.

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PUBLISHED: 24/03/2021; ORIGINAL STATIC GRAPHIC: GN39550 Ninian Carter; TECHNICAL SUPPORT: Phil Bainbridge; STORY: Graphic News
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